The NCRC&DC is a grassroots non-profit organization that works with youth in environmental education projects and with community members to promote environmentally-sound agriculture practices and protection of natural resources in the region of Marin, Sonoma, Lake and Mendocino counties of the northcoast of California. We maximize our impact by collobarating with other organizations on projects that focus on pollinator habitat protection, water conservation, landfill waste and greenhouse gas reduction, new sustainable farming support, and carbon sequestration projects. Our background ius discussed in more detail on our History page: History

More information also can be found at our organizational webpage:

Our programs include::

  • Water Conservation projects through rainwater collection, storage and re-use  (visit
  • Pollinator habitat protection through educational workshops, "Bee Patches" plantings, "Bee Buddies" school programs, and more (this website)
  • Vermicomposting and recycling in schools in our Worm Wizards of Waste program (visit for info)
  • Support for local food production, including support for small farmers and other sustainable agriculture programs.(visit for info

In 2018, we are focusing our pollinator protection programs on areas in and near the 2017 wildfire-imacted lands in Sonoma County.